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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
A New Grand Bargain to Improve the Antimicrobial Market for Human Health
September 20, 2023
In our final working group report, we outline the principles of a Grand Bargain that we believe all stakeholders can and should sign up to during the UN General Assembly's High-Level Meeting on antimicrobial resistance in 2024. Explore our recommendations on increasing the availability of critically...
Investing in Human Capital to Attract Private Investment in Infrastructure
August 23, 2023
Across several African countries, there has been a troubling trend of infrastructure being stripped to sell as scrap metal. People have been arrested for ripping out and selling rail sleepers in South Africa and Ghana, pylon and copper wires in Uganda, and streetlamp meters in Liberia. That strippin...
Overcoming Barriers to Improve Antimicrobial Access, Innovation, and Stewardship in India
July 31, 2023
India is racing against the clock in its fight against antimicrobial resistance. A combination of complex regulatory and procurement systems, a lack of health insurance penetration, and little groundwork on state and national action plans has stymied progress. A multifold approach is needed to impro...
Leveraging Brazilian Leadership and Procurement Arrangements in the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance
June 08, 2023
Facing the high—and rising—burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), Brazil has an opportunity to improve access, stewardship, and innovation for critical antimicrobials at the national, regional, and/or global level(s) by modifying procurement arrangements. Brazil is positioned for significant dome...
How Do Non-DAC Actors Cooperate on Development?
May 19, 2023
Most non-DAC cooperation providers show openness to multi-partner engagement for development, but whether and how such openness can be transformed into more active cooperation—if not deeper collaboration—for development, including between DAC and non-DAC actors, remains to be seen.
Facing the Pandemic of Antimicrobial Resistance: Current Actions and Future Challenges in Antibiotic Stewardship, Access, and Innovation in Brazil
May 18, 2023
Almost 140,000 people die with a drug-resistant bacterial infection in Brazil every year due in large part to shortcomings in access, stewardship, and innovation for antimicrobials. Brazil’s existing Productive Development Partnerships system could be modified to reduce incentives for overselling an...
Policies and Interventions to Improve Access to Next-Generation Antimicrobials in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: India Case Study
May 18, 2023
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a threat to global health security worldwide, and India carries one of the largest burdens of drug-resistant pathogens. The widespread misuse and overuse of antimicrobials is a major cause of the emergence and spread of resistant microorganisms. This study assess...